Certain foods may reduce the amount of flatus that a person may produce. There may be considerable inter-individual variability in how effective each food is, and in how much is required for effect.
Dairy products (may be less effective for someone with lactose intolerance):
(1) plain yoghurt
(3) peppermint (and peppermint oil)
(5) very ripe bananas
In addition, the person should avoid foods that increase flatus as much as possible.
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Specialty: Nutrition, Gastroenterology